Creativity & the Arts

Can cultivating the arts contribute to identity development, and the economy?

Posted Jan 25, 2011

This TED talk is fabulous -- it's fun to watch, but just as importantly, it (literally) illustrates the vital necessity of cultivating the arts in schools, as a means of nurturing students' discovery of their strengths, and as a means of cross-pollinating the global economy. Check it out at

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Kristine Anthis, Ph.D.

Kristine Anthis, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at Southern Connecticut State University. She is the author of Lifespan Development, Sage Publications.

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